Dee Snider

Dee Snider
Snider singing into a microphone
Snider performing at Wacken Open Air 2016
Background information
Birth nameDaniel Snider
Born (1955-03-15) March 15, 1955 (age 64)
Astoria, New York, U.S.
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Singer
  • songwriter
  • musician
  • actor
  • radio personality
  • television personality
  • voice actor
  • screenwriter
  • spokesperson
Instruments
  • Vocals
  • guitar
Years active1974–present
Associated acts

Daniel "Dee" Snider (born March 15, 1955) is an American singer-songwriter, screenwriter, radio personality, and actor. Snider came to prominence in the early 1980s as lead singer and songwriter of the heavy metal band Twisted Sister. He was ranked 83 in the Hit Parader's Top 100 Metal Vocalists of All Time.[1]

Early life

Born in Astoria, Queens, New York, Snider grew up in nearby Baldwin, Long Island, and graduated from Baldwin Senior High School in 1973.[2] His father, Bob, is a retired New York State Trooper and Nassau County court clerk, and his mother, Marguerite, is a retired art teacher.[3] His father is Jewish, whereas his mother is from a Catholic family of Swiss descent.[4] Snider and his siblings were raised as Episcopalians after his mother joined the church.[4] As a child, he sang in a church choir, several school choruses and the Baldwin High School Concert Choir. Snider was also selected for the All-State Chorus for singing.[5]

Other Languages
تۆرکجه: دی اسنایدر
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български: Дий Снайдер
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polski: Dee Snider
português: Dee Snider
русский: Снайдер, Ди
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: Dee Snider
suomi: Dee Snider
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українська: Ді Снайдер